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How do you grow rice faster?

Currently over three billion people depend on rice for survival, and, owing to predicted population increases and a general...

OXFORD SPARKS LIVE: Sampling the Earth's interior in Costa Rica

Ever wondered how a scientist got into their field of research? Now's your chance to get up close and personel with a team...

Marie-Claire Koschowitz

I’m an evolutionary biologist and work mostly with big reptiles, like crocs, birds and dinosaurs. I’m one of those annoying...

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Ancient Mysteries in Marvellous Mud

It took over a billion years for life to transition from simple eukaryotic cells, like primitive algae, to simple animals...

How do you grow rice faster?

Currently over three billion people depend on rice for survival, and, owing to predicted population increases and a general...

Land, Sea and Air 1 - How mountains are made

How do we discover the origins of mountains?

Clues 1 - Predicting volcanic eruptions

From people on the the ground to satellites in the space - how do we monitor and understand volcanos in an attempt to...

Shedding Light on the Situation

Light is more than just light bulbs and sunshine! Researchers at the University of Oxford use different types of light to...

Origins 2 - Origins of Earth and the Solar System

Professor Alex Halliday explains how planets form from nothing but an area of space full of dust. Tiny differences between...

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'The Magical Microscopic World of Magma' talk by David Pyle

Prof Gideon Henderson, Professor of Earth Sciences, discusses exploring the ocean iron and carbon cycles aboard the RRS discovery in the south atlantic